Wyndham continues expansion in Qatar with beachfront property in Doha
Wyndham Grand Doha West Bay Beach
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, which has approximately 9,000 hotels in nearly 95 countries, continues to strengthen its presence in the Middle East with the opening of the 278-key Wyndham Grand Doha West Bay Beach in Doha, Qatar. Managed hotel opens in collaboration with Hala Real Estate Development Company, a leading regional hotel development entity, and underscores Wyndham’s commitment to strengthening its offering in the region, which includes a development pipeline of 27 hotels .
Conveniently located just 500 meters from City Center Doha Mall and 600 meters from DECC Metro Station, Wyndham Grand Doha West Bay Beach is the closest beachfront hotel to the prestigious West Bay area. The hotel is also within walking distance of various corporate, government and recreational facilities in the West Bay area.
The Wyndham Grand Doha West Bay Beach offers modern upscale accommodations and has state-of-the-art leisure facilities for guests, including a variety of on-site restaurants, a spa including a Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna and outdoor swimming pool as well than a fitness center. Business travelers can utilize the property’s six spacious corporate meeting rooms, which have the combined capacity of accommodating nearly 350 people.
Wyndham Grand is a collection of distinguished hotels that are accessible by design, representing unique experiences with fine accommodations, attentive service and a relaxed environment. The opening of the Wyndham Grand Doha West Bay Beach adds to other top destinations around the world where the brand can be found, including Manama, Istanbul, Athens, Chicago, Shanghai and many more.
Wyndham Grand Doha West Bay Beach is the latest addition to Wyndham’s portfolio of three operational hotels in Qatar and two more properties under development.
2022 is an important year for Qatar with the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup™ in November, the first time it will be held in the Middle East. More than one million visitors are expected in Qatar during the tournament, a number equivalent to almost half of the country’s population. The Wyndham Grand Doha West Bay Beach opens its doors just in time to welcome visitors and World Cup participants.
Michel Augier, Regional Director, Middle East and Africa, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, said: “The Wyndham Grand Doha West Bay Beach offers fantastic accommodations and comfort for regional and international travelers looking to experience the wonderful city of Doha. Its unique location and facilities will delight all visitors, whether they are in Doha for business or leisure, for a short visit or a longer stay. With the opening of this distinctive hotel, we look forward to further supporting the city’s development as a global destination, as well as continuing to support Qatar’s ambitious plans ahead of the World Cup and beyond. We are delighted to open our fourth hotel in this unique city, an important step that will allow us to continue to offer experiences adapted to all types of travelers and preferences.
Hayden Edgtton, General Manager of Wyndham Grand Doha West Bay Beach, said: ”This is an important moment for us, as we are opening our doors to guests from all over the world. We have a fantastic team on board with us who are ready to welcome our guests and deliver the highest standards and values that Wyndham Grand is known for. Qatar is in the spotlight this year with the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ and all I have to say is that we are ready. Qatar is known for its prosperous and sustainable economic plans, and we are confident that the years to come will have even more success stories to tell. The journey of opening a new hotel is always an exhilarating experience, and to see it up close, breathing life into concrete and stone to transform a building into a place where everyone can belong and enjoy, is truly unbelievable. Given the location and facilities, we expect the Wyndham Grand Doha West Bay Beach to be popular with our guests. ”
In 2021, Wyndham achieved nearly 70 new hotel signings across Europe, the Middle East, Eurasia and Africa (EMEA) and added a host of exciting openings under a variety of brands, including Howard Johnson, Ramada, La Quinta and Days Hotels, with the latter launching in the United Arab Emirates for the first time. Wyndham also strengthened its leisure offering in Oman with the launch of Wyndham Garden Salalah Mirbat, a resort located in a popular destination in the Sultanate. Additionally, the company has launched several multi-faceted initiatives to support and empower hotel partners across EMEA to innovate and respond to shifts in demand and ongoing travel restrictions.
Wyndham hotels in Qatar and around the world participate in Wyndham Rewards, the world’s most generous hotel rewards program with thousands of hotels, resorts and vacation rentals worldwide.